|"I knew every single person in that school" : country life in the 1950s|
Describes Te Kauwhata District High School. There were 500 pupils.
" When I was in form two I suddenly realised one day that I knew every single person in that school, that was what it was like in a country school. I knew every single one from the newest entrant....... to the oldest sixth former, and knew them well".
Says new school was built very close to there house when she was in the 4th form.